HotelClub, Getaway and ninemsn are proud to bring you the
HotelClub Hotel Awards 2006

      


Over 74,000 votes collected – 300 Hotels, 89 Destinations, 4 Hotel Chains and 3 Airlines were short-listed… 35 Winners awarded.

Hosted by Natalie Gruzlewski from Getaway, the Hotel Awards ceremony held in Sydney on May 10, 2006 proved a great success! Thank you to all guests who attended. We look forward to seeing you again.

Click on the expandable links below to view the latest Awards information, Winners and SPECIAL OFFER for new HotelClub Members!

Award Ceremony Information

About the awards

This is the inaugural prestigious HotelClub Hotel Awards ceremony to recognise the best hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Date: 10 May 2006
Venue: Doltone House
Address: Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont Sydney
Time: 6:30pm until Late

Presented by Natalie Gruzlewski from Getaway

Cost: $90 per ticket
RSVP: by 27th April 2006

WHAT TO EXPECT!

Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island’s best hotels awarded by state, country or special category presented in an official ceremony

Hotel Winners   Special Categories

Top 3 Hotels in New South Wales
Top 2 Hotels in Australia Capital Territory
Top 3 Hotels in Western Australia
Top 3 Hotels in Victoria
Top 3 Hotels in Northern Territory
Top 3 Hotels in Queensland
Top 3 Hotels in South Australia
Top 3 Hotels in New Zealand
Top 3 Hotels in Tasmania
Top 3 Hotels in the Pacific Islands
   (Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Samoa, French
   Polynesia, Cook Islands and Norfolk Island)

  Top 3 Hotels Overall
   (Oceania)
Best Airline
Best Destination
Best Hotel Chain

This will be an industry networking night with representatives from hotels, industry bodies and organisations, sponsors, affiliates and many other business partners. There will be a press conference held before the awards ceremony.

The evening will start with cocktails, canapés and networking followed by an official awards ceremony and further cocktails and canapés.

The dress for the evening is formal evening wear or lounge suit/dress.

The evening will be hosted by Natalie Gruzlewski from Getaway, Channel 9 Network.

There will also be musical entertainment.

It will be a wonderful opportunity for all attendees to network with their peers on the evening.

This event will attract hundreds of industry professionals, tickets are limited – so register today!

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List of 2006 Hotel Award Winners

Top 3 Hotels in New Zealand
Hilton Auckland Hotel
Heritage Queenstown
SKYCITY Hotel Auckland

Top 3 Hotels in Pacific Islands
Shangri-La Fijian Resort and Spa Yanuca
Warwick Fiji Hotel
Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji

Top 3 Hotels in Tasmania
Cradle Mountain Lodge Tasmania
Wrest Point Casino Hotel Hobart
Grand Chancellor Hotel Hobart

Top 3 Hotels in South Australia
Stamford Grand Hotel Adelaide
Hyatt Regency Adelaide
Radisson Playford Hotel and Suites
Adelaide

Top 3 Hotels in Western Australia
Intercontinental Burswood Resort Perth
Cable Beach Club Resort
Rendezvous Hotel Observation City Perth

 

Top 3 Hotels in Northern Territory
Sails in the Desert Hotel Ayers Rock
SKYCITY Darwin
Novotel Atrium Darwin

Top 2 Hotels in Australian Capital Territory
Hyatt Hotel Canberra
Rydges Capital Hill Canberra

Top 3 Hotels in Victoria
Crown Towers Hotel Melbourne
Sofitel Melbourne
Park Hyatt Melbourne

Top 3 Hotels in Queensland
Palazzo Versace Gold Coast
Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort
Sea World Nara Resort Gold Coast

Top 3 Hotels in New South Wales
Shangri-la Hotel Sydney
Star City Hotel Casino Sydney
Hilton Hotel Sydney


Four special Award categories were also presented to recognise the "best in show" in the travel industry as voted by consumers. These were:

Top 3 Hotels Overall (Oceania)
Palazzo Versace Gold Coast
Hayman Island Resort
Crown Towers Hotel Melbourne

Best Hotel Chain
Accor

Best Airline
QANTAS

Best Destination
Queensland

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Photo Gallery

Please follow the link below to view all of the photos from the HotelClub Hotel Awards 2006. These can also be purchased starting from $10 each (AUD)

See photos from the HotelClub Hotel Awards 2006

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Press/Media

Please follow the links below to download the HotelClub Hotel Awards press/media items. If you would like any other information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Download PDF File Over 90% of Frequent Travellers Use Web to Make Travel Bookings!

Download PDF File HotelClub Hotel Awards 2006 – Winners Announced

Download PDF File HotelClub Hotel Awards 2006 – Nominees Released

Download PDF File HotelClub Hotel Awards Frequently Asked Questions

Download PDF File Background to HotelClub Australia & New Zealand (Including Pacific Islands) Hotel Awards 2006

For any HotelClub Hotel Awards press coverage please visit our media centre.

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Feedback/Post-event Survey

We sincerely value your feedback to make the next awards even bigger and better!  If you have not yet completed the feedback survey please click on the link below – this will only take a moment or two and every comment is appreciated.

Leave your feedback

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Downloads

For all our HotelClub Hotel Awards 2006 Finalists, you can display the HotelClub Hotel Awards Finalist badge on your website, in emails or anywhere you please.

Either copy and paste the code below or click on the link underneath to download the file.

  Hotel Awards

or

Download HotelClub Hotel Awards Finalist Logo
 

For all our HotelClub Hotel Awards 2006 Winners please click the link below to email us and request the HotelClub Hotel Awards Winners logo. We will then send you the file directly.

Send your request to: Travelawards@hotelclub.com

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Coming Soon! - HotelClub Hotel Awards 2006 Web Cast

The HotelClub Hotel Awards 2006 web cast will be available soon! Please check back in the near future.

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Sneak Peek! - Best Hotels & Resorts Guidebook Australia & New Zealand (Including Pacific Islands)

Here is a sneak preview of the Best Hotels & Resorts Guidebook Australia & New Zealand (Including Pacific Islands) cover. Tentative launch is October 2006.

Best Hotels & Resorts Guidebook Australia & New Zealand (Including Pacific Islands)

For more information on the guidebook please contact Chloe Lim, Director of Global Marketing: chloe.lim@hotelclub.com

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Natalie Gruzlewski
from Getaway